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Stories from February 3, 2011, ordered approximately by votes that day.

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1. I'm a pregnant hacker. Please review my side project. (babyli.st)
485 points by natgordon on Feb 3, 2011 | 179 comments
2. Poll: How old are you?
264 points by TimothyBurgess on Feb 3, 2011 | 148 comments
3. IPv4 is depleted: Final five blocks allocated to registries (nanog.org)
241 points by jedsmith on Feb 3, 2011 | 105 comments
4. A favicon? That’ll be £585 please. (whatdotheyknow.com)
191 points by mathias on Feb 3, 2011 | 102 comments
5. I'm graduating with a CS degree but I don't feel like I know how to program (stackoverflow.com)
191 points by dangrossman on Feb 4, 2011 | 128 comments
6. I pitched YC, was rejected, just closed a multi-million dollar round.
186 points by ycreject on Feb 4, 2011 | 49 comments
7. Ode to the App Review team (marco.org)
157 points by atularora on Feb 4, 2011 | 67 comments
8. What can you do in 2k LOC of C? (h4ck3r.net)
156 points by s3graham on Feb 3, 2011 | 109 comments
9. Why charging $12/year converts higher than $9.99 (bothsidesofthetable.com)
154 points by harscoat on Feb 3, 2011 | 51 comments
10. 'Don’t ignore your stupid ideas.' (williamwilkinson.com)
150 points by gyardley on Feb 3, 2011 | 37 comments
11. The git parable (preston-werner.com)
146 points by RiderOfGiraffes on Feb 4, 2011 | 38 comments
12. The dangers of unlicensed engineering (newsobserver.com)
120 points by morisy on Feb 3, 2011 | 71 comments
13. Matt Cutt's thoughts on Google Bing Debate (mattcutts.com)
116 points by ohashi on Feb 3, 2011 | 177 comments
14. The iPad is the new IE6 (millermedeiros.com)
117 points by ldayley on Feb 4, 2011 | 75 comments
15. 20 Million-Dollar Businesses You've Never Heard Of (forbes.com)
112 points by thankuz on Feb 3, 2011 | 68 comments
16. InDinero (YC S10) Brings Budgeting to Small Businesses (cnn.com)
111 points by jlm382 on Feb 3, 2011 | 23 comments
17. VCs Are Not Your Friends (steveblank.com)
104 points by terrisv on Feb 3, 2011 | 32 comments
18. Favorite design books (Irene Au - Google Head of UX) (bagcheck.com)
97 points by thibaut_barrere on Feb 3, 2011 | 15 comments
19. Ask HN: Who is working/has worked on porn sites?
95 points by adultthrowaway on Feb 3, 2011 | 65 comments
20. How Effective are Technical Interviews? (jeanhsu.com)
95 points by jeanhsu on Feb 3, 2011 | 108 comments
21. Django-bcrypt (github.com)
92 points by stevelosh on Feb 3, 2011 | 61 comments
22. Google Gets 75,000 Job Applications in 1 Week, Setting Record (businessweek.com)
89 points by petethomas on Feb 3, 2011 | 57 comments
23. PyBrain: The Python Machine Learning Library (pybrain.org)
86 points by snth on Feb 3, 2011 | 5 comments
24. Internet Buttons: a page of buttons that make it easy to use the Web (internetbuttons.org)
83 points by thankuz on Feb 3, 2011 | 26 comments
25. Earth from Above (justpaste.it)
82 points by shawndumas on Feb 3, 2011 | 24 comments
26. Curveship, a new interactive fiction framework (curveship.com)
81 points by gnubardt on Feb 3, 2011 | 12 comments
27. Don't Make Me Steal (dontmakemesteal.com)
79 points by caillou on Feb 3, 2011 | 130 comments
28. Machine learning toolkit (umass.edu)
77 points by DanielRibeiro on Feb 3, 2011 | 20 comments
29. Capturing a Full Day in a Single Photograph (theatlantic.com)
76 points by shawndumas on Feb 3, 2011 | 7 comments
30. Sleep hacks: How to Become an Early Riser (stevepavlina.com)
74 points by RiderOfGiraffes on Feb 4, 2011 | 43 comments
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